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Sale 1060 — The Diamond Collection of
United States Possessions

Sale Date — Monday, 18 November, 2013

Category — Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3083
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3083, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c-$5.00, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (226 var, 228-240 var), PHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c-$5.00, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (226 var, 228-240 var)PHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c-$5.00, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (226 var, 228-240 var). Complete set of 14 stamps, single hinge mark on each, bright white paper typical of the B.I.A. Special Printing, vivid colors, 4c-8c reperfed

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE ONE-CENT TO $5.00 1907 BUREAU OF INSULAR AFFAIRS SPECIAL PRINTING.

As discussed in a footnote in the Scott Catalogue, a set of the 1903-04 Issue was specially printed for the Bureau of Insular Affairs in 1907. They are on a brighter stock of paper than the regular issue.

Ex Todd and offered to the market for the first time since 1978. 1c-15c blue backstamp and 50c-$5.00 initialed in pencil "HHB". Each accompanied by 1980 P.F. certificate (only 4c and 8c called reperfed on certificates).

15,150
10,500
3084
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3084, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1907, 13c Purple Black, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (234 var), PHILIPPINES, 1907, 13c Purple Black, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (234 var)PHILIPPINES, 1907, 13c Purple Black, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (234 var). Bottom imprint and plate no. 1473 block of six, lightly hinged, detailed impression on bright white paper typical of the 1907 Special Printing, inconsequential perf tip thin at right of pos. 3

FINE. THIS PLATE BLOCK OF THE 13-CENT PHILIPPINES 1907 SPECIAL PRINTING IS REPORTED TO BE ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN. A GREAT RARITY OF PHILIPPINES PHILATELY.

As discussed in a footnote in the Scott Catalogue, a set of the 1903-04 Issue was specially printed for the Bureau of Insular Affairs in 1907. They are on a brighter stock of paper than the regular issue.

Small backstamp on pos. 6. Scott Retail of $4,650.00 for six singles does not convey the rarity of this full plate block

E. 5,000-7,500
10,000
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3085
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3085, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1907, 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Red Ovpt., Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (E2A), PHILIPPINES, 1907, 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Red Ovpt., Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (E2A)PHILIPPINES, 1907, 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Red Ovpt., Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (E2A). Fresh and bright color, single hinge mark, Fine, a scarce example of this Special Printing made in 1907 for the Bureau of Insular affairs

2,750
1,200
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3086
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3086, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (J1SP), PHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (J1SP)PHILIPPINES, 1907, 1c Deep Claret, Postage Due, Bureau of Insular Affairs Special Printing (J1SP). Block of four, lightly hinged, bright color, bottom right stamp with pulled perf at bottom left

FINE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE PHILIPPINES ONE-CENT POSTAGE DUE 1907 SPECIAL PRINTING.

Ex Todd. With 1998 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as singles

3,100
1,200
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3087
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3087, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p "Specimen" Ovpts. (241S-242S var, 244S var, 252S-254S var, 258S var), PHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p "Specimen" Ovpts. (241S-242S var, 244S var, 252S-254S var, 258S var)PHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p "Specimen" Ovpts. (241S-242S var, 244S var, 252S-254S var, 258S var). Seven denominations in blocks of four plus three extra singles, 3 x 18.5mm overprints in black Serifed Capitals, tropicalized original gum, few small flaws, overall Very Fine and scarce, ex Todd, unlisted in Scott which prices the underlying stamps at $2,500.00

E. 750-1,000
2,100
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3088
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3088, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p (241-254), PHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p (241-254)PHILIPPINES, 1906, 2c-10p (241-254). Complete set, tied by "Manila P.I. Nov. 6 '7 7AM" circular datestamp cancels on registered cover to Vienna, Austria, purple Manila registered oval and straightline handstamps, purple "Julius Kinze Koetzschenbroda b. Dresden" backstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, cover with some edge wear, 2p stamp with one faulty corner, otherwise Very Fine, a rare complete set of the 1906 Issue on cover

E. 750-1,000
850
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3089
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3089, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1911, 4p Deep Blue (273), PHILIPPINES, 1911, 4p Deep Blue (273)PHILIPPINES, 1911, 4p Deep Blue (273). Block of four with part imprint selvage at bottom, three stamps Mint N.H., top left stamp barely hinged, deep rich color, choice margins and centering

EXTREMELY FINE BLOCK OF THE ELUSIVE 4-PESO PERF 12 ISSUE WITH SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK, CONTAINING THREE MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMPS.

Scott Retail as singles

4,200
1,500
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3090
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Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3090, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a), PHILIPPINES, 1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a)PHILIPPINES, 1914, 2c Green, Booklet Pane of Six (276a). Four panes in a complete unexploded booklet, interleaving adheres to the panes, cover with minor crease along staples, still Very Fine and extremely rare complete booklet, perhaps three or four exist, Scott Retail as four hinged panes with no premium for the complete booklet

3,000
1,600
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3091
ogbl
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3091, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1918, 2c-1p Regular Issue (285-289D), PHILIPPINES, 1918, 2c-1p Regular Issue (285-289D)PHILIPPINES, 1918, 2c-1p Regular Issue (285-289D). Complete set in blocks of four, all but one with selvage incl. three with plate nos. and two with either part imprint or initials, 8c and 10c tropicalized original gum, others lightly hinged (incl. some Mint N.H.) or small h.r., bright colors, 1p tiny insignificant thin spot, fresh and Very Fine group, ex Todd, Scott Retail as hinged blocks

3,692
1,400
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3092
og
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3092, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (290b), PHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (290b)PHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (290b). Slightly tropicalized original gum, beautifully centered, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a rare example of this imperforate horizontally pair, we have not offered another in more than 20 years, P.F. certificate no. 119194 no longer accompanies

1,500
1,900
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3093
c
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3093, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (290d), PHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (290d)PHILIPPINES, 1917, 2c Yellow Green, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Between (290d). Tied by "Manila P.I. Sep. 4, 1930?" duplex cancel on cover sent within Manila, top stamp with light pre-use crease, back of cover with some adhesive bleed-through from envelope flaps, Very Fine appearance, a rare example of this imperforate between issue on cover, we offered a cover front from the same correspondence (1930 use) in our Sale 872 (lot 2387), but we have not encountered another full cover, with 1978 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as used pair off-cover

1,000
1,100
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3094
nh
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3094, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1917, 6c Deep Violet, Booklet Pane of Six (292c), PHILIPPINES, 1917, 6c Deep Violet, Booklet Pane of Six (292c)PHILIPPINES, 1917, 6c Deep Violet, Booklet Pane of Six (292c). Complete unexploded booklet of two panes with interleaving, Mint N.H., crisp covers with just a couple small faint wrinkles, stamps with choice centering, Very Fine, a rare complete booklet with perhaps 2-3 known, we offered another in our 2009 Whitpain sale (realized $3,500), Scott Retail as two Mint N.H. panes with no premium for the complete booklet

1,800
2,100
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3095
S
Sale Number 1060, Lot Number 3095, Philippines, Special Printings, 1906-26 IssuesPHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-1p Legislative Palace Issue, Imperforate on Glazed Cards, "Cancelled" Ovpt. (319S-S var-325S-S var), PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-1p Legislative Palace Issue, Imperforate on Glazed Cards, "Cancelled" Ovpt. (319S-S var-325S-S var)PHILIPPINES, 1926, 2c-1p Legislative Palace Issue, Imperforate on Glazed Cards, "Cancelled" Ovpt. (319S-S var-325S-S var). Full set in horizontal pairs, each with right sheet margin, small h.r., fresh colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE SET OF PAIRS OF THE IMPERFORATE LEGISLATIVE PALACE ISSUE ON GLAZED CARD.

Ex Todd

4,500
3,250
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